26 February 2015
There's no need to sweat your guts out while you wait for your air conditioner to get repaired. You can cool yourself and your home down with just a few simple tricks. Some of them won't even require any additional electricity. Here's a few simple ways to cool down until your air conditioner is back up and running. Invest In A Window Unit A small window air conditioner won't keep your entire home cool.
19 February 2015
If your roof is getting old and worn out, it's a good idea to start shopping for a new roof before major leaks develop. This gives you time to get the best price possible. If you need to put a roof on in a hurry, you may have to pay more. Plus, during the busy season for roofers, you may have a hard time finding a roofer who is available. When you can schedule the work at your convenience, you can use the following tips to get the best price for your budget.
12 February 2015
Removing a hazardous tree is a quite an undertaking that is best left to professionals. It may seem simple enough to get rid of the potentially dangerous tree in your yard. After all, you just call a professional and they come to remove it, right? Wrong. Sometimes, removing a tree is a more difficult process. If you are thinking of having a tree removed, use these three tips to ensure you get it done correctly:
9 February 2015
Heating and cooling systems are a crucial aspect to homely comfort, regardless of the climate you're in. So it's no wonder why more and more companies are developing new ways to efficiently control your home's temperature. If you're in the market for a new heating and cooling system, take a look at these modern alternatives. Heat Pumps Perfect for moderate climates, heat pumps are a convenient alternative to standard electric heating and cooling systems.
4 February 2015
When looking to install new plumbing, there are a number of different materials that you can choose from. Two of the most common types of materials used to fabricate plumbing pipes are copper and cross linked polyethylene, abbreviated as PEX. Both of these types of plumbing offer different advantages over each other, and knowing the features of each can help you make an educated decision about which type of plumbing is the best fit for your house.
3 February 2015
If you're a small business owner or office manager, you've probably been moving that pesky carpet cleaning chore to the bottom of the list for several months now. You know it's important, but other priorities always seem to get in the way. Well, don't wait any longer. There are four big reasons to get in touch with a professional carpet cleaning service today. Reduce Allergens in the Office These days it seems like everyone is allergic to something.
29 January 2015
Buying a new dryer, baseboard heater or refrigerator can be very exciting, but what's not so exciting is the subsequent dealing with the old version. Many people choose to take matters into their own hands by trying to recycle their old appliance themselves. Unfortunately, this process can have terrible consequences, ranging from illegal dumping to personal injury to pollution. In order to get the job done safely and quickly, it is always best to trust the pros, and thankfully there are 3 easy ways to do this.
27 January 2015
One way to make sure your well water tastes good and is safe to use is by putting a water filtration system in your home. A filtration system can trap impurities in the well water almost as soon as they enter your house to keep them from reaching your faucets and appliances (keep in mind; you will still need to test the well water periodically for contaminants that can bypass normal household filtration systems).
22 January 2015
Even if your water heater seems to be running smoothly, it still needs to be maintained on a regular basis. This includes having it drained about once a year or so, to avoid buildup collecting at the bottom over time. If you fail to empty it, you may later be dealing with a bigger problem. Here are steps to drain your water heater. 1. Perform a Quick Flush To empty out the water heater completely, the water needs to be shut off first, but you can start with a quick flush.
20 January 2015
When you're remodeling your bathroom and installing frameless shower doors, keep in mind that this style of shower draws the focus to the shower doors. That means choosing glass for your shower doors that's worthy of the attention. Luckily, there are many different types of shower glass that you can choose from, each with its own unique features. Here's a look at some of the most popular choices to help you narrow things down.